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Old 5th Sep 2015, 16:51
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Seldomfitforpurpose
 
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Originally Posted by chuks View Post
Originally, it was "all men [meaning only white males, no blacks and no women, and if poofters have been invented yet, no, none of them neither] are created equal ... " Lincoln, in a bold act of political genius, took this one literally as "all men" and ran with it when he crafted the Emancipation Proclamation, and later women were also included by being given the vote.
Are you suggesting that things CAN be amended, the RWS seem to be suggesting otherwise.......
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